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A stripping off or loss of epidermis, as follows burns or therapeutic exfoliations.
[M.E. pelen]


the loss of all or part of the epidermis, as may occur after a sunburn or exposure to a chemical.


(pe-leng) [ME. pelen, to peel]
Shedding of the surface of the skin. See: desquamation

chemical peeling

Agents applied to skin to produce a mild, superficial burn; done to remove wrinkles.

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Q. Does people eating peeled bananas can become vulnerable to fight, like barbarians. last month my dad was bitten by monkeys and as he explained the situation that these monkeys ran to eat the bananas he was having, which actually he brought to feed those monkeys. He saw that all of them ate the peeled out bananas and the couple of them ate the skin of banana, so my dad started giving them the skin of banana and the peeled bananas to the rest all, he don’t know, what rage happened among the monkeys soon that they started jumping on my dad and one of them bit him and the nearby guards helped my dad to rescue…..after the incident I was wondering does it make any difference between those monkeys for the love of peeled bananas – as my dad remembers that those 2 monkeys started the incidence…. Seems joking but yes…. I too want to know does the similar thing in human can make any difference….I mean does people eating peeled bananas can become vulnerable to fight, like barbarians….any chemical, nutritional, difference evident...Anyone….plz

A. But you asked a good question about the link of any chemical difference...yes … there are differences …..And is found with extra vitamins and other nutrients. According to a research done in India it is being shown that banana skin is good for heart ailments and the banana is found to make teeth whiter when daily rubbed. So I guess that this actually causes therapeutic effect in monkeys which the researchers have proved. The skin of all the fruits is proved to have vitamins and other nutritional contents in them.

Q. Ebola is serious I heard that Ebola is serious disease crapping out the inner lining of our intestines, the lining of our tongue peeling off, blood comming out of every hole in our body, including our nips. not too much fun. Could anyone tell me about the treatment for this. So this can educate me and other who read this.

A. Ebola is classified as a biosafety level 4 agent (EXTREME HAZARD-full precautions required, NO KNOWN vaccine/cure), as well as a Category A bioterrorism agent by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. and that's because it's highly violent and with no cure or vaccine.

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and coworkers Tara McHugh, research leader and research food technologist at the Albany center, Carlos Masareje of Precision Canning Equipment, and James Valenti-Jordan of Del Monte Foods recently received a patent for the peeling process.
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The proposed rules, however, would create a situation in which intact paint is treated for the most part with a more expensive methodology than if it were flaking and peeling.
Peeling stresses the adhesive, creating little cavities in the material.
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A year ago, when promotora Lupe Hernandez walked by a decrepit house on Bradley Avenue and saw the peeling paint, broken windows and rotting eaves, she knew she had to stop.
Potatoes are confined within the peeling chambers enhancing peeling control when compared to continuous peelers.
IR dry peeling also reduced tomato peeling loss and created a product with similar or better firmness than hot lye peeling during a similar heating time.
The newer generation of alpha hydroxyl acids used as chemical peeling agents, including beta and polyhydroxy acids, have been shown to help in the treatment of acne by reducing the amount of sebum -- or oil -- trapped in the tiny hair follicles of the skin that produce acne.
But because about 90 percent of glycoalkaloids start in the skin, most can be removed by peeling.
Unlike other products, the company's skin peel system reduces facial wrinkles without the burning, redness and peeling of chemical peels.